Tags: Dragonsbane
Review of Dragonsbane by Barbara Hambly

Dragonsbane is the first novel in the Winterlands series by Barbara Hambly.  Originally released in the 1980s, Dragonsbane has been out of print for a while now, but it was recently re-released as an ebook along with several other books by Hambly.  The rest of the books in the Winterlands series are as follows: Dragonshadow, Knight of the Demon Queen, and Dragonstar. Gareth is on a quest: to find Lord Aversin, the only man alive who has ever successfully slain […]

What Works: Dragonsbane by Barbara Hambly

This is a new feature I’ve been considering doing for a while – talking about a small portion of a book and why it works (or doesn’t perhaps in some cases).  For my inaugural post, I’m going to discuss the first chapter of the book I am currently reading and why it works.  What it does so well is setting up the book as being not-quite your traditional high fantasy novel and really making the characters involved interesting immediately.  This […]

Deathless The Leaning Pile of Books

It was another great book with lots of books I really, really want to read – 4 review copies (all of which I’d love to read soon although I’m not sure how realistic that is), 2 books bought, and 1 late Christmas gift (due to the book not actually being out on time for Christmas).  I am not buying any books this next week, I promise! Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente Deathless will be released in hardcover and as an […]